Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning Repair’ Category

Air Conditioning Noises You Should Never Ignore

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechAir conditioning problems come in many forms, some of which are easy to spot, and some not so much. We recommend that you have a professional conduct maintenance on your air conditioner every year, so you know that it’s ready for the added strain of the summer season. Preventive maintenance is not a guarantee, though.

There is still a chance that you can have problems come up with your system between appointments, which is why you need to be sure to keep an eye out for signs that your air conditioning system is in trouble. One of the most common ways to tell if your air conditioner is in trouble is to listen for odd noises coming from the system. (more…)

Air Conditioning Myth: “Hot Spots in a Home Can’t Be Fixed”

Monday, August 8th, 2016

You may notice that during summer there are rooms and spots in your home that don’t receive the same level of cooling as the rest of the building. Conventional wisdom says that there’s really nothing you can do about this: hot spots are just going to happen and they can’t be fixed.

However, this is myth! In fact, it’s one of the biggest myths about air conditioning that you’re likely to hear. If your home has hots spots during the summer when the AC is running, you can do something about it. HVAC professionals can help find out why you’re receiving uneven heating and provide solutions that will help evenly distribute cooling throughout the house. Below are some of the methods to get rid of hot spots. (more…)

Help: My AC Won’t Shut Off and There’s Ice on It!

Monday, May 30th, 2016

You may have heard that ice appearing on an air conditioning system is not a good sign… and it’s true. An air conditioner doesn’t use ice as part of the process of cooling down a home. What it actually does is use chemical refrigerant that moves through a process of evaporation and condensation to absorb heat from inside a house and exhaust it to the outside. If ice develops during this process, it means something has gone wrong that’s triggering water moisture to freeze along the evaporator coil. (more…)

AC Repairs You May Need as Spring Gets Underway

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Last week we wrote about one of the most important services to schedule during the spring: regular maintenance for your air conditioner. The inspection and tune-up will see that your air conditioner works at maximum efficiency during the coming summer and that the AC will have a long life.


Why Does My AC’s Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Your air conditioner doesn’t use a fuel like gasoline to operate, it uses electricity. The system is large enough that it requires its own circuit breaker in your home’s electrical panel, but what happens when that breaker keeps turning off? And why does that happen? Let’s take a look. (more…)

Noisy Isn’t Normal: Sounds That Means It Is Time to Call for AC Repair

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Most people are familiar with the basic operational sounds of whole home air conditioning. At most, you should hear the fan and maybe a low-level “whhrrr” kind of sound coming from the outdoor unit. Indoors, you may hear the sound of the air moving through the vents as the cool air travels into your home. Whole home AC systems are designed to be quiet, as loud operational noise is a deterrent from using them. As such, if you start to hear sounds beyond the ones described above, it’s time to call your Comfort Central, Inc., technician for help. (more…)

Why Does My Air Conditioner Trip a Breaker Every Time It Starts?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Your whole home air conditioning system is a complex electro-mechanical unit. Because of its size, it draws a good amount of power for operation – so much so that it requires its own circuit breaker in your system. However, if your ACs breaker keeps tripping, either at start-up or at any point during a cycle, it’s time to call an expert for help to determine what’s happening. (more…)

Uneven Cooling: Yes, You Can Fix It

Monday, July 20th, 2015

It’s a familiar problem to a lot of homeowners: uneven cooling. Your bedrooms may be warmer than your living room and so on. It’s an annoying problem, and one that can compromise your indoor comfort, yet a lot of homeowners ignore it. However, when you call the cooling specialists at Comfort Central, Inc., you won’t have to keeping living with this kind of discomfort in your Brevard, NC home. (more…)

Why Is There Ice on My AC?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Seeing ice buildup on certain parts of your air conditioning system may seem normal, especially if you feel the area that is covered in ice, because it will be very cold. But we can tell you without hesitation that this isn’t normal and is indicative of one of several problems with your air conditioning system. Scraping off the ice does not fix the problem because the ice is a symptom of the problem, not the problem itself. So what can cause ice to build on your air conditioner? Let’s take a look. (more…)

AC Concerns: What’s That Sound?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Every mechanical system will make a modicum of noise when it operates, but there’s a difference between operational sounds and abnormal sounds. However, as the homeowner, it behooves you to know what kinds of sounds are considered to be abnormal so that you know when to call for your Comfort Central, Inc., technician. Here are some sounds that typically indicate that a problem has developed with your air conditioning system. (more…)